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  • Swanning around Southampton

    by Jaquiht | 10th of September, 2017

    It’s not especially uncommon for me to be wrong, and this week has been no exception. I recently had a whinge about the local mute swans being difficult to photograph because of their propensity to position themselves in bright sunshine on dark ponds. However, they have... More
  • A decade of Dreamstime in pictures

    by Nikitu | 8th of September, 2017

    Every photographer who ever sold an image knows that the key to a buyer's heart (and wallet) is uploading exactly what they need; and the key to being truly successful is catering for the taste of many. More than a decade of Dreamstime has passed, millions of images were... More
  • Have you hugged your Teddy today? It’s National Teddy Bear Day!

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 7th of September, 2017

    Teddy Bear. The words alone can invoke such strong emotions - love, innocence, childhood, comfort, and so much more. Admit it, you probably had a favorite teddy bear when you were a child – you may even have a favorite one now (I won’t confess to the number of teddy... More
  • Recharging batteries

    by Meduzzu | 7th of September, 2017

    In order to "function" at full capacity at work, at home or in any other activity that involves physical and/or psychical effort, most of the humans need to do something to "recharge their batteries". So, what is there to be done? A lot of things:... More
  • Installation style artic with steel

    by Richardwhf | 6th of September, 2017

    As a Chinese whose hometown is the countryside,it is difficult for me to love the heavy industry.In my memory,all of the heavy industry is composed by high funnel with heavy smoking,the small space is fullfilled with noise, the black waste water flowing to the river which... More
  • What Photographers & Videographers Can Expect from the new iPhone 8

    by Urosk | 6th of September, 2017

    Whether our passion is portrait, landscape, abstract, or stock photography, we photographers certainly appreciate our little pocket-sized friends, namely our smartphones, which have become very powerful photographic and videographic tools, and are making a leap forward with... More
  • Happy Belated Be Late for Something Day

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 5th of September, 2017

    Did you know that September 5th is (was?) “National Be Late for Something Day”? As a person who is impossibly early in a fashionably late-running world, I thought I would embrace the holiday to see if I could find the advantage that the rest of the populated... More
  • Photographing grey seals in the Farne Islands

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 3rd of September, 2017

       One of my favourite places to dive is less than two hours drive from my home city of Edinburgh. The Farnes, a group of islands off the coast of Northumberland, offer the very special attraction of diving up-close-and-personal with wild grey seals (Halichoerus... More
  • New Camera Review

    by Angelaostafichuk | 3rd of September, 2017

    Cameras, if you’re reading this you probably have one, or two or three… And you might be wondering do I need another one? Last year I was wondering that too and decided to jump the gun and change things up a bit. Instead of getting a new Nikon I decided to go much,... More
  • 1000 Uploads: Reflection on Joining the Dreamstime Community

    by Erinrandolph | 2nd of September, 2017

      What, at the time, seemed like every single day, my 8th Grade teacher would ask, "What did John Dewey say?” And we’d all reply, in unison, “You learn what you do!” Well, today I congratulate myself on 1000 uploads. I know. I know I said uploads and not... More
  • Obsessions

    by Jaquiht | 2nd of September, 2017

    Within my general obsession with photography I have developed numerous small sub-obsessions. Whenever these crop up I want to go and photograph that same thing again and again until I get a photo that I am happy with, or until what will become my next obsession pops up: usually... More
  • Whoever wakes up in the morning goes far away

    by Axylexu | 2nd of September, 2017

    Whoever wakes up in the morning goes far away. This is a quote in Romania. And i listening to this, so I made sure I got the full battery on my camera and woke up at 4.50 am. Yes 4.50 in the morning. Due to the fact that I live near the Black Sea, I reached the beach in 5... More
  • Pet Adoption Photography - Barking Beagle

    by Williamwise1 | 30th of August, 2017

      “Lucy” was a happy senior Beagle that was picked up by one of the animal control officers on August 18, 2017. We were hopeful to find her home right away because she had a microchip. However, hopes dropped as we traced the unregistered microchip that was administered... More
  • Pet Adoption Photography - Sweet Boy

    by Williamwise1 | 30th of August, 2017

      Friday, 9:06 AM - A fellow county employee called the shelter for help. Her brother had passed away about two months ago and his dog, Sweet Boy, was left at the property all alone. Other family members had been saying they would take him in, but 8 weeks later there he... More
  • Nigel

    by Williamwise1 | 30th of August, 2017

    Friday, 9:13 AM – what an adorable little boy! How could it possibly be that nobody wanted him, or never came looking for him when he ran off? “Nigel” was brought in to the shelter as a stray on August 25, 2017. Being a Friday, I didn’t want him to sit all weekend... More
  • 10 reasons to love bacon

    by Catarii | 30th of August, 2017

    Maaan, I don't know about you but I love bacon. A bit smoked, a bit crispy, with that gorgeous sound it makes in the pan, bacon has driven many people crazy since the first time it was introduced in the cookery.   Now, I know that many nutritionists and doctors are preaching... More
  • Photographing the Solar Eclipse

    by Jruffa | 30th of August, 2017

    The August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse was an extremely rare event. On this date, a total solar eclipse crossed the entire United States, coast to coast, for the first time since 1918, providing a tremendous opportunity for people across the United States to witness this... More
  • The Importance of Colors in a Website

    by Katairobi | 28th of August, 2017

          Choosing a fitting color scheme for a website is a bit of a hassle for any skilled designer. Imagine how difficult it is if you’re a beginner or someone who has little experience or color coordination abilities. Well, that’s the reason why I’m writing... More
  • Key word in stock portraiture: Humor

    by Malinash | 28th of August, 2017

    Some of you probably remember this article about portrait photography. The article featured some of our artists, but since then, we've been thinking of getting into more details about what makes a portrait stand out. First of all, let us tell you that there are many... More
  • My un/conventional workplaces and the first assignment file sale

    by Olgabugrovskaya | 26th of August, 2017

    This assignment is very a good one for me. In the contest took three of my works and one of them I was able to sell. This is my first sale of assignment file. For each picture in this contest is its own story. For example, this was done at the Hermitage, where my husband... More

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